Veterinary Practice Act 2005

Interpretation (Part 9).

105

105.—In this Part, except where the context otherwise requires—

“certificate holder” shall be construed in accordance with section 109;

“certificate of suitability” shall be construed in accordance with section 109;

“exempted place” means a place where the practice of veterinary medicine by a registered practitioner occurs—

(a) under regulations made under the European Communities Act 1972,

(b) by or under an Act that relates to—

(i) export or slaughter of animals, or

(ii) export of meat,

or

(c) under regulations made under section 107;

“register of certificates of suitability” shall be construed in accordance with section 120;

“State premises” means a veterinary premises that is under the control of—

(a) a Minister of the Government, or

(b) a local authority;

F45[ under the care of a registered practitioner has the same meaning as it has in Regulation 43 of the European Communities (Animal Remedies) (No. 2) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 786 of 2007);]

“veterinary premises” includes any place where the practice of veterinary medicine by a registered person occurs, including an ambulance or other vehicle equipped to facilitate such practice.

Annotations

Amendments:

F45

Substituted (18.07.2012) by Veterinary Practice (Amendment) Act 2012 (25/2012), s. 9(r), commenced on enactment.